6 August 2020 – today’s press releases

Welsh Government must extend shielding support to avoid cliff edge Liberal Democrats: Ministers are playing fast and loose with safety of NHS staff Liberal Democrats: Jenrick’s planning reform won’t solve housing crisis Welsh Government must extend shielding support to avoid cliff edge The Welsh Liberal Democrats have called for an urgent extension to the support […]

Last minute Northern lockdown is “beyond comprehension”

Responding to the Government’s change in guidance stating that separate households will not be able to meet indoors from today in Greater Manchester, East Lancashire and parts of West Yorkshire, Liberal Democrat Health Spokesperson Munira Wilson said: Throughout this crisis, the Government’s communications have been an utter disaster. To announce a regional lockdown of millions […]

30 July 2020 – today’s press releases

Highest levels of excess deaths demands Government learn lessons Liberal Democrats call for review into school exclusions Liberal Democrats: Government are failing survivors of sexual violence Government must step in with Green incentives to save the car industry Liberal Democrats: Record high of self harm in prisons shows extent of crisis Leaked letter shows thousands […]

28 July 2020 – today’s press releases

Davey calls for PM to put Martin Forde QC in charge of a Coronavirus Inquiry Davey: PM must take second wave risk seriously Government gaps in support for freelancers leaving employers to pick up the tab Government must apply same human rights standards to US when it comes to exports Dodds: ‘Swansea Tidal Lagoon is […]

22 July 2020 – today’s press releases

Mental health and education gap of homeschooling must be addressed All Hong Kongers must be given right to live in the UK £2.9 billion aid cut shows Government abandoning world stage Mental health and education gap of homeschooling must be addressed Responding to ONS statistics published today on the impact of homeschooling during the coronavirus […]

15 July 2020 – today’s press releases

Liberal Democrats secure PM commitment to independent inquiry Consequences of Government cuts for BBC is now clear as day Failing Graying has undone PM, now ISC must publish Russia report PM running scared of real scrutiny from Intelligence Committee Liberal Democrats secure PM commitment to independent inquiry Acting Liberal Democrat Leader Ed Davey has today […]

Boris on Care: wrong words, right target

The corporate voice of the care sector is up in arms about the PM’s comments on care. Of course, his remarks about care homes, not following procedures were sly and clumsy, but he is right that the care sector should shoulder some of the blame for the virtual decimation of their aged residents. Clap for […]

6 July 2020 – today’s press releases

The PM blaming care homes for his failure is shameful Landmark domestic abuse legislation passes House of Commons The PM blaming care homes for his failure is shameful Responding to the Prime Minister’s comments today saying that “we discovered too many care homes didn’t really follow the procedures in the way that they could have,” […]

29 June 2020 – today’s press releases

Govt must make mental health support available to health and care workers New Trade and Agriculture Commission must be a “watchdog with teeth” – Farron Govt must stop spending money on measures that don’t prevent crime Govt must make more help available for people and businesses in Leicester Govt must make mental health support available […]

26 June 2020 – today’s press release

Lib Dems: Govt failing to stop spread of coronavirus in prisons Responding to the latest Government statistics on COVID-19 in Prison and Probation Service in England and Wales, Liberal Democrat Justice Spokesperson Daisy Cooper said: With more than 500 prisoners testing positive for coronavirus, but only 175 being released early, it is clear the Government […]